The Executive Director, with Princeton Precision Health (PPH), is a professional experienced in both the research environment and academic administration, so that they can manage both the administration and research programs of the Initiative. The Executive Director reports to the Director, with maximal independence and with the primary responsibility of implementing the vision of the Director and overseeing all aspects of the administrative side of PPH, which will primarily include overseeing financial management and staff supervision. The Executive Director is charged with maintaining smooth and effective administrative operations of the PPH as well as implementing its intellectual direction. Given the strong research focus of the PPH, the Executive Director will be directly involved as a project manager for research projects and ideally will also be able to contribute directly to the research.
The Executive Director will work with the Director on setting PPH funding priorities, and oversee PPH grant awards. The Executive Director establishes and communicates internal controls for faculty and staff members in order to safeguard University assets, maintain accurate and reliable accounting information, promote operational efficiency, and ensure adherence to prescribed policies and procedures.
The Exective Director will supervise the hiring, performance reviews, merit increase process and terminations of the administrative staff. As PPH grows this will include administrative assistants, grants managers, etc.
Research Project Administration
The Executive Director will work with Director and other PPH faculty with research and apply for grant and related funding opportunities. THe ED will work with the Office of Research and Project Adminstration (ORPA) and Sponsored Research representatives to oversee the research activity for PPH, ensuring compliance with federal rules and regulations and university policies.
The Executive Director will serve as a project manager for various PPH projects, connecting PPH-related resources to eligible researchers, and help to facilitate research collaborations.
- Master's degree in science or data science.
- 10 or more years of related experience.
- Experience with academic management. - Experience with financial and grants management.
- Familiarity with university systems specifically used at Princeton (PeopleSoft Financials, Labor Accounting, etc.) is preferred. - Significant research experience in the biological or biomedical sciences, bioinformatics, data science, or genomics is strongly preferred. - Ph.D. in science is preferred.
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